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Wheelis Early Origins



The surname Wheelis was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1379 when William Wheelhouse held lands.

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Wheelis Spelling Variations


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Wheelis Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wheelhouse, Weelhouse, Weelhous, Wheelhous, Wheelas, Wheelar and many more.

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Wheelis Early History


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Wheelis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wheelis research. Another 151 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Wheelis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wheelis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wheelis Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wheelis Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wheelis Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Green Wheelis, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Jennie Wheelis, aged 34, who settled in America, in 1919
  • Josephine Wheelis, aged 7, who landed in America, in 1922

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Avito Jure
Motto Translation: By ancestral right.


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    3. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    8. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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    The Wheelis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wheelis Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 17 August 2012 at 07:36.

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